Dr James Gildersleve

Consultant Oncologist

Practising at

Spire Dunedin Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr James Gildersleve at Spire include:

Oncology at Spire Dunedin Hospital

General surgery at Spire Dunedin Hospital

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Professional profile

Having graduated from Oxford University I completed my initial general medical training in London. I then spent five years training in Oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital followed by two years in Leeds.

I have been the Cancer Lead at the Berkshire Cancer Centre, Reading between 1994 to 2017 and the Clinical Director between 2011 and 2017.

I sit on the faculty board of the Royal College of Radiologists.

I am a major contributor to national randomised trials investigating gastro-intestinal and lung cancer.

Clinical Interests

Head and neck oncology
Lung cancer
Bowel cancer

Special clinical interests: Chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancers of the intestine, head and neck and lungs

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Oxford / 1982
Bachelor of Medicine

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Member of the British Oncological Association

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. Battle NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I have been involved in medical education throughout my career, as tutor, educational supervisor and Deputy Regional Advisor. I was an examiner for the FRCR between 2006 and 2012.

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Financial Interests

I am on the steering committee for, and investor in, the Windsor Diagnostic and Oncology Centre. In the past I have accepted sponsorship from drug companies, to attend international oncology seminars. I no longer do so. I have no financial relationship with any pharmaceutical company.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0118 955 3539
Private secretary Donna Gardner
Private secretary telephone 0118 955 3531
Private secretary fax 0118 955 3519
Private secretary email donna.gardner@spirehealthcare.com

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